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Thailand to destroy 861 illegal fishing vessels

World

Thailand to destroy 861 illegal fishing vessels

The Thai Government is planning to demolish 861 unregistered fishing vessels by mid-December as part of efforts to improve the status of local fishery fleets and remove punishment from the European Commission (EC) on illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing.

ADB loan helps Philippines expand financial services

World

ADB loan helps Philippines expand financial services

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on September 19 announced that it had approved a 300 million USD loan to support the Philippine government's effort to expand financial services across the country, especially among entrepreneurs, small businesses, farmers, workers, and individuals, including women and vulnerable households.

Workshop promotes cooperation in ensuring just energy transition

Sci-Tech

Workshop promotes cooperation in ensuring just energy transition

An international workshop to promote cooperation in ensuring fairness in Vietnam’s energy shift towards more eco-friendly power was held by the Vietnam Union of Science and Technology Associations (VUSTA), the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) Vietnam Office, and the Green Innovation and Development Centre (GreenID) in Hanoi on September 18.

ASSA 35: Social security system in 4IR

Society

ASSA 35: Social security system in 4IR

The challenges and opportunities of ASEAN social security institutions in the Industry 4.0, as well as the free flow of labour are both high on the agenda for the ongoing 35th ASEAN Social Security Association (ASSA) Board Meeting in Nha Trang city, in the central province of Khanh Hoa.